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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
  • Extensive dining options and enrichment programs
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361 Holland America Senior Cruise Reviews

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205
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74
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49
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21
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01/14
This was a Holiday Cruise, Christmas, and a fun reunuion with some previous CC friends we met on a cruise in 2008... ... Read more
This is our second cruise on Holland America and we had a wonderful time! It was a short cruise, only 4 days. We ... Read more
12/13
We fly into Rome and spend 3 jam packed days walking and seeing and walking and seeing and etc, etc. We were tired and ... Read more
I just returned from 7 days aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam. Embarkation from Ft Lauderdale was a breeze. The Holland ... Read more
12/13
After having read some of the reviews for the Zaandam, We embarked with some trepidation. I kept looking for the wear ... Read more

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Good Time summersigh
12/13
At the risk of sounding like a HAL Cheerleader - The Westerdam favorably lived up to our expectations for our latest ... Read more
12/13
We are a couple of seasoned seniors who have cruised on several different lines. We drive from our home and use the ... Read more
Whew! cerezowpf
12/13
A 2-3 hour delay in "registering procedure" because the computers went down for several hours, leaving all arriving ... Read more
We started with a pre-cruise night at the Hampton Inn & Suites on Stirling Rd, a good location, with an easy walk ... Read more
Never Again barrycher
11/13
Lets start at the beginning: the embarkation was flawless with the exception that you had to walk up a lot of stairs if ... Read more

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Too many glitches from worn and dirty cabin carpeting in a suite, to poor attitude in the Maitre'd's staff in paying ... Read more
Our first cruise ever was in January 2013 in the Caribbean with the New Amsterdam of HAL. The voyage with the Veendam ... Read more
As usual the service, was exemplary. We have sailed previously on Zaandam, Zuiderdam, and the maiden season of Niew ... Read more
Smooth sailing mbrooks
10/13
My wife and I were very impressed with our Alaska cruise and tour. Everything ran extremely smooth.We were met at the ... Read more
Great First Cruise KatieDancer
10/13
I cannot compare our August 31 cruise on the Westerdam to any others because it was our first cruise, but we have ... Read more

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5 New Countries! travelnnana
09/13
Embarkation - We were already on the ship - the Amsterdam cruise terminal is not my favorite- it is a long walk to get ... Read more
Embarkation - we spent a night at the Renaissance in Amsterdam - since it was the HAL hotel, we joined their transfer - ... Read more
As first time cruisers we couldn't have chosen a better cruise line, and such wonderful ports of call. When we arrived ... Read more
08/13
I had planned this cruise for many months and love the Holland America line. This was my second cruise (first was Niew ... Read more
07/13
Check in was very quick. The thing to do is arrive early ( 10:30 and noon ). Have your paperwork ready, meaning ... Read more

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The cruise was a last minute decision and we were excited about it. We had been to Alaska twice before but this took us ... Read more
We had a perfect time on this trip - was our second time with Holland and will return. Was upgraded to a suite (7080) ... Read more
Well worth it! Lorna Doone
06/13
My husband and I just returned from a wonderful cruise (June 9-16) Holland American America service was outstanding. ... Read more
06/13
Boarding seemed to take a long time - over an hour standing in line. We must have missed some information for ... Read more
Veendam delightful carsiebee
06/13
Safely home after a glorious cruise on the Veendam. Weather in Quebec was wet, windy and cool. Cruising the St Lawrence ... Read more

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